beta-Chloroethyl Acetate

Title: b-Chloroethyl Acetate
CAS Registry Number: 542-58-5
CAS Name: 2-Chloroethanol acetate
Molecular Formula: C4H7ClO2
Molecular Weight: 122.55
Percent Composition: C 39.20%, H 5.76%, Cl 28.93%, O 26.11%
Line Formula: CH3COOCH2CH2Cl
Literature References: Prepn from ethylene oxide and acetyl chloride: E. L. Gustus, P. G. Stevens, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 55, 378 (1933). Physical properties: Ind. Eng. Chem. 32, 880 (1940).
Properties: Liquid, bp 293°F. d 1.178. Flash pt 129°F (closed cup). Practically insol in water. Sol in alcohol.
Boiling point: bp 293°F
Flash point: Flash pt 129°F (closed cup)
Density: d 1.178
Use: Gasoline additive, Henderson, US 3179506 (1965 to Shell).
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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